Podcast with Lee MacDougall on Fearless Radio. Original air date: 9/24/11.
Born and raised in Grimsby, a small historical town on the east coast of England famous for its fishing industry, Lee MacDougall was still a child when he realised that he wanted to be a musician.
After university Lee worked at the local fish processing factory for as long as he could stand it. The last straw came when a colleague stole Lee’s shoes meaning that he had to walk home bare foot! On hearing the news that Lee was jobless, his parents gave him a month to find work and start paying rent. Lee spent the next three weeks locked in his room writing and demoing songs on an old tape recorder before sending them out to labels in London. Again the responses were favourable and within a few days Lee was in London attending meetings, secured on the strength of his songs.
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